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Atripla And Pimples

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Mepron/Atripla Red Dot Rash... are they the same?

I was diagnosed with HIV 9/16/09 - CD4 47 / Viral Load 56K. I am allergic to sulfas, so because of that my doctor placed me on Mepron. Within 2 weeks I broke out in a red dot pimple rash all over my body. Now normally I get hives in large patches...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...do seem very prone to rashes/allergic reactions to drugs. We generally try to treat through mild/moderate rashes seen with Atripla. Once you get through that then attention can be turned back to PCP prophylaxis until your CD4 count >>200.... Read more »

dermititis

hi there,I was diagnosed like 1 month a go but before that when my viral load was getting low i... Read more »

atripla and rash

A month ago i was diagnosed as hiv positive.My t-cells were at 197 and my viral load was 3... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

... What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
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Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
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Emtriva

...breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Potential drug interactions: No significant drug interactions. Do not take Truvada, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Combivir, or Trizivir while taking Emtriva, since they contain Emtriva or medication... Read more »
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Atripla

Posted by pincushion, 1 Reply
...I just found out I was hiv positive and decided to start meds right away. I was put on Atripla and haven't had any side effects so far. It's been two weeks. Is this normal? Read more »

Atripla question

Posted by pozmarie, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Atripla for approx. 2 years and am noticing slight body fat changes... accumulation around my abdomin and thinning in my legs/butt. Read more »

Atripla and headache question

Posted by jdsv, 2 Replies
...I've been taking Atripla for 1 month now and seem to have kept a medium to sometimes severe headache almost the entire time. I also had two root canals Read more »

Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone, My partner was recently diagnosed. We are trying to figure out ways to pay for Atripla. We are both students and he gets his health insurance through his university, which unfortunately pays only $1500 maximum per Read more »